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Table 4 Size and power comparison of the Levene test and two contrast alternatives given an recessive mode of inheritance

From: Model-specific tests on variance heterogeneity for detection of potentially interacting genetic loci

   Levene MC TPairs MC TAve
p N δ= 0 0.5 1 0 0.5 1 0 0.5 1
0.5 25 0.022 0.212 0.496 0.022 0.217 0.518 0.020 0.206 0.479
  50 0.035 0.582 0.924 0.035 0.585 0.927 0.034 0.579 0.922
  75 0.037 0.809 0.989 0.038 0.811 0.990 0.040 0.805 0.989
  100 0.039 0.918 0.999 0.041 0.920 0.999 0.040 0.917 0.999
0.75 25 0.016 0.087 0.172 0.017 0.089 0.174 0.013 0.089 0.176
  50 0.032 0.206 0.430 0.030 0.207 0.433 0.027 0.217 0.443
  75 0.036 0.336 0.633 0.036 0.337 0.632 0.031 0.348 0.645
  100 0.039 0.444 0.772 0.037 0.444 0.774 0.037 0.458 0.782